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Thousands of sunflowers were planted by Tom Rollins on his property at Cliff Cave Park in honor of his wife, Marian, who was diagnosed with dementia in 2017. Rollins hopes the fields that he calls ‘Marian’s Place,’ pictured above, can provide a place of health and healing for the community.

Love in bloom: Sunflower sanctuary sprouts hope amidst couple’s dementia journey

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor August 28, 2023

Between the banks of the Mississippi River and the greenway trail at St. Louis County’s Cliff Cave Park, multiple acres of over a thousand sunflowers greet walkers, runners, bikers and others who utilize...

Lindbergh High Schools 2023 graduation ceremony.

Pomp and circumstance for the Lindbergh High School Class of 2023

June 13, 2023

Lindbergh High School celebrated the Class of 2023 during its graduation ceremony May 30 at St. Louis University's Chaifetz Arena. Student in the 70th graduating class were awarded more than $21.5 million...

Bayless ELL classroom wins $50K makeover

Bayless ELL classroom wins $50K makeover

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor May 24, 2023

A Bayless School District teacher was the lucky winner of a classroom make-over this school year. Tiffany Maloney, a sixth through 12th grade English language learner teacher in the Bayless School District,...

Attendees at the Mehlville School Districts 60plus barbecue in May 2023.

South County Kiwanis Club, Mehlville School District host 60plus BBQ

May 15, 2023

The Mehlville School District and South County Kiwanis Club held a barbecue last week for the district’s 60plus members at the final 60plus event of the school year. Barbecue was prepared by the South...

Bass Pro Shops opens in Sunset Hills

May 10, 2023

Dallas Hovis, above, points out the fish in the Bass Pro Shops aquarium to his dad, Alex Hovis, left, and sister, Carolina Hovis, at the May 3 grand opening of the new store in Sunset Hills at 3600 S....

St. Johns Evangelical United Church of Christ, 11333 St. Johns Church Road in Green Park, is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony March 5, 2023, for Logan’s Community Playground, an accessible and inclusive playground in memory of a late member of the church who died in 2021. The playground will be constructed by Unlimited Play, a nonprofit based in St. Peters that builds accessible playgrounds across the country. The playground will be open for the entire community to use once it is completed.

Church hosting ceremony to break ground on memorial community playground

By Erin Achenbach, News Editor March 1, 2023

St. Johns Evangelical United Church of Christ is hosting a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday for “Logan’s Community Playground”, an accessible and inclusive playground in honor of a late member of the...

City recognizes ‘Christmas in Crestwood’ winners

February 3, 2023

Christmas in Crestwood recognized the winners of the “What I Love about Crestwood” essay contest and Santa photo scavenger hunt at the Jan. 24 Board of Aldermen meeting, pictured above. The winner...

PHOTOS: Arnold church hosts Wreaths Across America event

December 21, 2022

St. John's Lutheran Church in Arnold held an inaugural Wreaths Across America event Dec. 17, joining 3,700 participating locations across the county. This year is Wreaths Across America's 175th anniversary. There...

Winners of the 2022 Holiday Decorating Contest are South County’s most creative, most attractive displays

December 20, 2022

This year’s winners of the Coldwell Banker Real Estate, Handyman Hardware and Call Newspapers Annual Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest are, above, seated, from left: Eric and Kelly Glosemeyer with...

Katherine Dickerson, also known as KiowaKat, gives a presentation on Kiowa culture at Hancock Place Middle School Nov. 22.

‘KiowaKat’ visits Hancock Place Middle to honor Native American Heritage Month

November 30, 2022

Seventh-grade students at Hancock Place Middle School in Lemay had a unique opportunity Nov. 22 to learn more about Native American culture during Native American Heritage Month, recognized in November,...

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